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LMAX Exchange awarded ‘Best trading & execution technology’ for the Hedge Fund Industry

London, 23 February 2016 – LMAX Exchange, the leading FCA regulated MTF for global FX trading and one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms has been recognised as the ‘Best trading and execution technology’ at the HFM US Technology Awards 2016 in New York.

Powered by superior proprietary technology, LMAX Exchange is not just transforming the FX Market through transparent, consistent and precise execution, the company has become a driving force in the FX market regulatory debate.

The HFM US Technology awards recognise hedge fund technology providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development in the past 12 months.

David Mercer, CEO of LMAX Exchange commented:

“I’m delighted that our progress in improving the efficiency, consistency and transparency of trading in the FX markets has been recognised at the HFM US technology awards.”

“The FX market stands at a crossroads as the opacity of the past transitions to the clarity of the future.

We look forward to working with more and more hedge funds in the years to come, to lower their cost of trading through superior execution and prove that open market access to public limit order books, supported by best of breed technology and unparalleled market data, is the only way to trade the world’s largest asset class.”

Over the last year, LMAX Exchange has become the leading voice in reforming the global FX market and calling for the end of “last look” and other practices open to market abuse. The company’s report: Restoring Trust in global FX markets included key contributions from the hedge fund industry.

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LMAX Exchange (London):

Barbara Pozdorovkina T: +44 20 3192 2510 E: [email protected]

About LMAX Exchange

LMAX Exchange Group is a dynamic, visionary and award-winning financial technology company. Recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms, LMAX Exchange is leading the transformation of the global FX industry to transparent, fair, precise and consistent execution. Operating one global marketplace for trading FX, metals, indices and commodities, LMAX Exchange delivers open access, transparency and a level playing field to all market participants.

LMAX Exchange Group offers all clients the ability to trade on LMAX Exchange central limit order book, driven by streaming no ‘last look’ limit-order liquidity from top tier banks and non-bank financial institutions. Servicing funds, banks, brokerages, asset managers and proprietary trading firms, LMAX Exchange offers an anonymous, regulated, rules-based trading environment, order execution in strict price/time priority, and access to real-time streaming market and trade data, enabling all market participants to control execution quality and total trading costs.

Offering a comprehensive range of instruments and ultra-low latency execution, LMAX Exchange operates a global FX exchange infrastructure with matching engines in London, New York and Tokyo.

LMAX Exchange - a unique vision for global FX.

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LMAX Exchange Group is the holding company of LMAX Limited and LMAX Broker Limited.

LMAX Exchange is a trading name of LMAX Limited, which operates a multilateral trading facility, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number 509778) and is a company registered in England and Wales (number 6505809).

LMAX Global is a trading name of LMAX Broker Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (firm reference number 783200) and is a company registered in England and Wales (number 10819525).

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